Meaning of Book of Mormon*

Book' of Mor'mon

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  1. a sacred book of the Mormon Church, believed by Mormons to be an abridgment by a prophetof a record of certain ancient peoples in America, written on golden plates, and discovered and translated (1827–30) by Joseph Smith.
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